SRINIVASA KALYANAM HELD WITH POMP AND DIETY AT THIRUCHIRAPALLI
Tiruchi, 26 June 2011(P.R.O) Sri L.V.Subramanyam, Executive Officer has taken part in the celestial wedding of Sri Lord Venkateswara at Tiruchi in Tamil Nadu on June 26, 2011. Addressing the huge gathering the EO said that The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has been conducting such Srinivasa Kalyanam’s since 2007 in all premier towns and cities of the country with a mission to facilitate the divine darshan and all pervading blessings of Lord Venkateswara on all. He said that The very purpose of Srinivasa Kalyanam is
* To promote Sanata Dharma among all sections of society
* To conduct the rituals in the same procedures as at Srivari Temple at Tirumala
* To provide the opportunity to poor, sick and physically challenged persons who can not visit Tirumala.
* To spread the glory and holiness of darshan of Lord Venkateswara among devotees.
As part of its mission to promote Hindu Dharma the TTD has taken up conduction of Govinda Kalyanams for benefit of tribals living in remote tribal and hilly areas. During such ceremonies the TTD also conducted medical camps providing free health checkups, free medicines and consultations to the sick tribals besides providing them devotional literature. So far TTD has conducted Srinivasa Kalyanams in nearly 80 towns and cities of the country including national capital and metros he added.
Further he said The TTD has also launched the ‘Lok Kalyana raths’ to all nook and corners of the country to provide the devotees an opportunity to view the daily rituals at the Srivari Temple as they were performed at Srivari Temple in Tirumala
He told a good news for the devotees of Tamil Nadu that The TTD is making all out efforts to launch the Tamil Channel of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel (SVBC) in time in a few months to reach the message of Bhakti and Lord Venkateswara’s message in their local language up to their doorstep. He is confident that the Tamil channel will also get the same level of support and patronage of its sister channel in Telugu (SVBC-Telugu) by all the devotees of Lord Venkateshwara.
Later the Temple priests of Lord Venkateswara performed the celestial wedding of Lord Perumal with religious fervor.
He thanked Sri Ranga Seva Trust, the organizers of the Srinivasa Kalyanam in Tiruchi for making the celestial wedding a grand success.
Prof. Kasi Venkat Reddy, Secretary HDPP,Sri E.Ma.Masanamuthu, I.P.S. Commissioner of Police (I.G), Tiruchy and large number of devotees participated.
Om Namo Venkateshaya